Colin Dann

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Colin Dann
Born (1943-03-10) 10 March 1943 (age 78)
Richmond, Surrey, England
Notable worksThe Animals of Farthing Wood

Colin Dann (born 10 March 1943) is an English author.[1] He is best known for his The Animals of Farthing Wood series of books, which was subsequently made into an animated series.[2]

Dann worked at the publishing firm William Collins, Sons & Co. for thirteen years, and his first novel, The Animals of Farthing Wood, was written during this period. The original cover for this and a dozen others was painted by Portal artist Frances Broomfield.


Farthing Wood series

King of the Vagabonds series

Other books

The Lions of Lingmere series

  • Journey to Freedom (1999)
  • Lion Country (2000)
  • Pride of the Plains (2002)


  1. ^ "Dann, Colin: Author". Egmont Books. Archived from the original on 25 November 2009. Retrieved 20 March 2010.
  2. ^ Leapman, Michael (12 December 1992). "BBC children's chief defends use of cartoons". London: Independent. Retrieved 30 January 2011.

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